Built Environment Products

  • Nature Inside

    A biophilic design guide, 1st Edition

    By William D. Browning, Catherine O. Ryan

    Written by a leading proponent of biophilic design, this is the only practical guide to biophilic design principles for interior designers. Describing the key benefits, principles and processes of biophilic design, Nature Inside illustrates the implementation of biophilic design in…

    Paperback – 2020-01-08
    RIBA Publishing

  • Urban Schools

    Designing for High Density, 1st Edition

    By Helen Taylor, Sharon Wright

    When space is tight how can a city provide the best education experience for children? Is a multi-storey school really a poor option? Can high-quality play opportunities be provided without playgrounds?  This book explores the design of schools in urban settings, the increased challenges in…

    Hardback – 2020-01-02
    RIBA Publishing

  • RIBA Job Book

    10th Edition

    By Nigel Ostime

    The RIBA Job Book is the Royal Institute of British Architects' long-established and recognised standard reference for running architectural projects and administering construction contracts. This new edition fully reflects the RIBA Plan of Work 2019 and contemporary working practice, providing a…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01
    RIBA Publishing

  • Future Healthcare Design

    1st Edition

    By Sumita Singha

    This book describes how architects can design better healthcare buildings for a rapidly changing context and climate. Innovation in the design of healthcare estates is essential to the sustainability of our health services. Design thinking in this field is being influenced by a range of factors,…

    Hardback – 2020-01-01
    RIBA Publishing

  • Smart Buildings

    Technology and the Design of the Built Environment, 1st Edition

    By Ron Bakker

    How is technology shaping our built environment and changing the practice of architecture? This book explores how buildings and spaces are designed, built, used, and better understood through technology. A practical guide to technical advances including Internet of Things (IoT), 3D printing,…

    Hardback – 2020-01-01
    RIBA Publishing

  • Healthy Placemaking

    Wellbeing Through Urban Design, 1st Edition

    By Fred London

    In modern-day society the main threats to public health are now considered ‘avoidable illnesses’, which are often caused by a lack of exercise and physical activity. Research suggests that architectural and urban design strategies play an important role in reducing the amount of avoidable illnesses…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01
    RIBA Publishing

  • Supports

    An Alternative to Mass Housing, 1st Edition

    By N.J. Habraken

    First translated in English ten years after its original Dutch publication in 1962, this book has inspired practitioners for generations. It’s proposal to distinguish the infill from the support - what users can individually decide in a housing process from what users share - has turned out to be…

    Hardback – 2019-12-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Guide to RIBA Professional Services Contracts 2018

    1st Edition

    By Ian Davies

    The 2018 edition of this guide explains how to use, understand and get the most out of the RIBA Professional Services Contracts, which have been updated from the RIBA Agreements 2010 (and 2012 revision). With guidance on how to choose, prepare and complete the right contract, it is an essential…

    Paperback – 2019-12-30
    RIBA Publishing

  • Leading Megaprojects

    A Tailored Approach, 1st Edition

    By Mounir A. Ajam

    The performance of megaprojects is questionable, and a large percentage of them fail in one dimension or another. The challenges that contribute to these failures are known. Then why do these projects still fail at a high rate? Leading Megaprojects: A Tailored Approach examines the challenges…

    Hardback – 2019-12-27
    Auerbach Publications

  • Nanomaterials-Based Composites for Energy Applications

    Emerging Technology and Trends, 1st Edition

    Edited by Keka Talukdar

    This volume, Nanomaterials-Based Composites for Energy Applications: Emerging Technology and Trends, covers the importance of nanomaterials-based composites for renewable and alternative energy applications. Taking a multidisciplinary approach, it looks at using composites without losing the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-26
    Apple Academic Press

  • Routledge Revivals: Solar Energy (1979)

    1st Edition

    By Daniel Behrman

    Originally published in 1979, Solar Energy provides a tour of the world of solar energy and asks two key questions: is solar energy the key to the future of our energy needs and what are the facts and potential of this source of renewable power. The book examines solar energy from the past to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Production of Heritage

    The Politicisation of Architectural Conservation, 1st Edition

    By Alan Chandler, Michela Pace

    In this important book, the authors unpack the theoretical and practical issues around the development of heritage sites, critically dissecting key conservation benchmarks such as the ICOMOS guidelines, BS 7913 and the RIBA Conservation Plan of Work to reveal the mechanics of heritage guidance, its…

    Paperback – 2019-12-24
    Routledge

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